Brain Health

Foods Changes The Structure of Your Brain: Study Finds Vegetarian Diet Isn’t Best for Brain Health

by Mike Mutzel


Food choices impact the function of your brain, a new study finds. This study found a ‘balanced whole-foods diet' is better than a vegetarian one for supporting brain health and cognition.


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Zhang, R. et al. Associations of dietary patterns with brain health from behavioral, neuroimaging, biochemical and genetic analyses. Nat. Ment. Heal. 1–18 (2024) doi:10.1038/s44220-024-00226-0.


Show Notes:

00:00 Foods impact brain health.

00:40 Vegan/vegetarians had more mental health issues.

01:15 A balanced whole food diet had optimal cognition.

04:40 Protein improves memory and executive function.

06:50 Brain structure is impacted by diet.

08:50 Structure = Function

09:55 Mental health is related to cognitive function.

11:45 Study design may impact vegan/vegetarian wellbeing results.


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